i.e. archeology in the PTS bug logs

From the log of a bug I've just closed:

    On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 12:45:41PM +0200, Martin Quinson wrote:
    > I was wondering if it would be possible to add a new box to the
    > package status page about the status of translations in that
    > package.

    ... and finally, this is done!

    The PTS now shows l10n status in 2 ways:

    - a link on the "other links" section pointing to an i18n.debian.net
      status page. The link is there only if the package is known to
      i18n.d.n; it is there, it is also shown the "progress" of
      translations for both Debian-specific and non-Debian-specific

    - if the Debian-specific string translation status is not complete, a
      TODO item is added to mention that that should be fixed

That was the oldest outstanding bug reported against the PTS, a vintage bug of 2003. \o/

Many thanks to Nicolas François which took care of the i18n.d.n side of the integration.

Also, his proposal of "API" between the PTS and i18n.d.n made me realize an important point I'll re-use in the future: when the PTS should link to some external data provided (which is basically always the case), it is better to have the external service provide the links to you in the usual index file: that way the links can be changed by the data provider without needing code changes in the PTS.